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    WIA Youth Program

    Fox Valley Workforce Development Board (FVWDB), through cooperation with its partners, provides youth within our six counties an opportunity to participate in the WIA Youth Program. The Program has many benefits. Participants gain valuable work experience, have access to career exploration opportunities, and gain resources for further academic development such as obtaining a GED/HSED, advanced training, and enrollment into post secondary education. They also learn about the resources that the community and the Workforce Development Centers have to offer.

    WIA Youth Services

    Once an individual plan is developed, participants will receive one or more of the following services:

    • Mentoring
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Assistance setting and achieving goals
    • Paid or unpaid (volunteer) work experience
    • Support services
    • Job shadowing
    • 12 month follow up services


    Must be between the ages of 14-21 and meet at least one of the following criteria:

    • High school drop out
    • Offender
    • In or aged out of foster care
    • Homeless
    • Has little or no income
    • Individual with disabilities
    • Pregnant or parenting
    • High school graduate currently not attending school
    • Requires additional assistance to complete an education program or to secure and hold employment
    For more information on the WIA Youth program serving Winnebago County please contact
    Dee Hale - ADVOCAP WIA Youth Employment Specialist
    Phone: 920-232-6244

    Youth Services
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  • GravityTeen
    A website that provides information about various situations teens face and how to handle them.
  • Job Corp
    The Official Job Corps Web site! Job Corps is the nation's largest residential employment and educational training program for economically disadvantaged youth ages 16 to 24.
  • Youth Corner
  • National Youth Employment Coalition
    Dept. of Labor website
  • Wisconsin’s Work Permit Rules
  • Wisconsin’s Youth Apprenticeship Program
    Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship program is a foundational part of a statewide School-to-Work initiative that has earned Wisconsin national recognition as a leader in education reform. It is designed for high school students who want to experience hands on learning at the worksite in conjunction with classroom instruction. This rigorous two year elective program combines academic and technical instruction with mentored on-the-job learning that makes a real world connection for the students.
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  • SimplyHired
    Search every job on the planet.
  • EmploymentGuide.com
    Is the leading job board for hourly, skilled, full-time and part-time jobs.
  • SummerInternships.com
    Helpful for Wisconsin youth trying to secure summer internships.
  • JobCentral
    Provides a single place on the internet where job seekers can find employment opportunities in all industries
  • Riley Guide
    This site is packed with web site evaluations, links and lists of career and job seeking resources. This site is widely recognized for high quality and one of the best on the internet.
  • Monster.com
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  • Career Exploration Sites - Youth Services
  • Work 4 Women
    A non-traditional occupations website
  • Military Career Guide Online
    The Military offers more than 4,100 unique jobs for both officers and enlisted personnel. And each year the Armed Services hire a combined 365,000 people to fill those positions. Explore this site to learn more about a career path in Today's Military.
    Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all…
  • Career Explorer
    This site lets you search nationwide for the school and career of your choice.
  • Learn How to Become
    Search career paths, research education options, job details and salaries and take the first step on you new journey

  • Self Assessment - Youth Services
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    Free career interest test.

  • Labor Market Information - Youth Services
  • WORKnet County Snapshots
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    Listing of green jobs from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
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    Developing list of relevant green industries.
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    U.S. Dept. Of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook.

  • Educational Institutions - Youth Services
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  • St. Norbert College - De Pere
  • University of Phoenix - Appleton
  • Rasmussen College - Appleton
  • University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
  • Lawrence University – Appleton

  • Area Job Centers - Youth Services
  • Waushara Co. Job Center
  • Wisconsin Job Center Directory

  • Financial Aid - Youth Services
  • Student Guide to Financial Aid
    U.S. Department of Education guide for students wanting financial help. With toll-free student information hotline.

  • Oshkosh Area Workforce Development Center
    Phone (920) 232-6273
    Fax (920) 232-6242
    TDD 1 (800) 947-3529
    219 Washington Avenue, Suite 107
    Oshkosh WI 54901